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Nikkei/USD Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 5 index points
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per index point
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m/ CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)

BTIC: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. ET - 3:00 p.m. Tokyo time (1:00 a.m./2:00 a.m. ET) and Monday - Thursday Noon to 5:00 p.m. ET
Minimum Price Fluctuation 5.00 per index point = $25.00
Product Code CME Globex: NKD
CME ClearPort: NK
Clearing: NK
BTIC: NKT
Listed Contracts Quarterly contracts (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) listed for 12 quarters, and 3 additional Dec contract months

BTIC: Quarterly contracts (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) listed for 12 quarters, and 3 additional Dec contract months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates at 5:00 p.m. ET on the Thursday prior to the second Friday of the contract month.

BTIC: Trading terminates at 3:00 p.m. Tokyo time (1:00 a.m./2:00 a.m. ET) on the Thursday prior to the second Friday of the contract month.
Settlement Procedures Settlement Procedures
Position Limits CME Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CME 352
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits 
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing

About Nikkei 225 Dollar Futures

Nikkei 225 USD-denominated futures provide investors with an efficient way to access the opportunities of the Japanese equity market and trade using U.S. dollars. Japan’s premier stock index, the Nikkei 225, includes the top 225 blue-chip companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.  

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